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STUDENTS, Did Your Career School Close?

Express Transfer Process in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Transferring Credits to Our Trade School Programs

All eight of Pennco Tech’s exciting programs accept credits from transfer students. These include:
  • Collision Repair Technician: Become prepared to land an entry-level position in automotive repairs and paint for damaged vehicles.
  • Automotive Technology: This program helps students master the technology vehicles need to function and teaches how to repair and replace these systems.
  • Diesel Technology: Learn a specific skill set that equips you for a rewarding career working with diesel trucks.
  • Electrician: Prepare for an in-demand career as a commercial or residential electrician.
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration: Known as HVAC/R, this program provides hands-on training for work with both residential and commercial systems.
  • Mazda Automotive Program: Work toward becoming a fully certified Mazda technician.
  • Medical Assistant: Train to join a healthcare team as a medical assistant, helping to ensure medical offices, clinics, and facilities run smoothly.
  • Pharmacy Technician: As the population continues to age, the demand for competent pharmacy technicians to manage medications also continues to rise.
  • Plumbing and Heating Technology: Become proficient in these systems and qualified for employment opportunities anywhere they are used.

About the Express Transfer Process

Pennco Tech offers a simple way to transfer your credits and get started with one of our programs as soon as possible. Our three-step express transfer process is as follows:

Step 1: Admissions Department Consultation

Schedule a same-day appointment with our admissions department by calling one of our campuses:

• Bristol: 215-785-0111

• Blackwood: 856-232-0310

Mention that you’re interested in transferring to Pennco Tech, and we will be happy to arrange a personal tour of our facilities to show you all that our programs have to offer and provide the information you need.

Step 2: Education Department Meeting

In a one-on-one conversation with a member of our education department, we will review your transcript and determine if you qualify for advanced standing and can be placed at the equivalent point of your current program into a Pennco Tech program. Otherwise, the best option could be for you to start fresh from the beginning of your chosen program. Every student’s situation is unique, and outcomes may vary.

Step 3: Financial Aid Meeting

If you qualify for advanced standing, you won’t be eligible for loan forgiveness unless there are justifying circumstances. If you’ll be starting fresh in a program, our advisors will determine whether any of your loans are forgivable. In either scenario, our dedicated Financial Aid staff works with each transfer student to help them find loans they qualify for and plan the best way to pay for trade school.

Student and Veteran Rights

Pennco Tech believes it’s vital for students to understand their rights when their previous institution closes. This includes the right to transfer credits to another school and request the following:

  • A refund from the school
  • Have student loan(s) discharged
  • Reimbursement for tuition from recovery fund
  • Transcripts

For veteran students, there are a host of resources available to determine any additional rights when transferring to a new trade school, including the GI Bill®* Comparison Tool. This calculates housing allowances, tuition, fees, graduation and loan default rates, and more.

*The GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA), which will not pay education benefits at an unapproved institution. Only the USDVA can provide assistance or address questions related to GI Bill® eligibility or payment. Learn more at gibill.va.gov.

Begin the Transfer Process Today

To get started with Pennco Tech’s express transfer process and one of our trade school programs, contact us today. Call us directly at one of our campuses or fill out the form below to be contacted by a member of our admissions team.

Bristol Campus
Pennco Tech campus in Bristol, Pennsylvania
Address:
3815 Otter Street
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone:
Blackwood Campus
Pennco Tech campus in Blackwood, New Jersey
Address:
99 Erial Rd.
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Phone:

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Students’ Rights

We want you to know that you have rights when your school closes.

Veteran Students

Veteran students are encouraged to visit the GI Bill® Web site at www.gibill.va.gov to access the GI Bill® Comparison Tool, an easy-to-use online tool that provides information to calculate benefits and research approved programs, tuition/fees, housing allowance, graduation and loan default rates.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) administers the GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)., and makes all determinations related to Veteran education benefit eligibility and payments as well as information regarding different chapters of benefits that are offered by the VA. The USDVA also regulates entitlements paid to Veterans and performs all calculations. All questions regarding eligibility and payment of GI Bill® benefits must be directed to the USDVA at 1-888-GIBILL1.

 “GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).                                                                                     **BRISTOL STUDENTS ONLY: Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for the 2020-2021 academic year will not be reflected on the VA website until mid-June.

USDVA will not pay GI Bill® education benefits at an unapproved institution                                                                                                              Only the USDVA can provide assistance or address questions related to GI Bill® eligibility or payment                                                               Visit the USDVA’s GI Bill® website at www.gibill.va.gov to access education benefit information